Senior Legal Counsel

4 days left

England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
£100000 - £125000 per annum
30 May 2024
27 Jun 2024
JN -052024-6439584
Mike Smith
Job Title
In House Counsel
Practice Area
Asset Finance, Banking
PQE Level
10+, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is looking to recruit a Senior Legal Counsel to join their growing In-house function. This is a unique and rare opportunity to join a Bank in Leeds and work on Finance transactions and support on delivering the banks key objectives.

Client Details

Our client is a state owned bank with a growing legal function. The client has a core objective to drive sustainable growth across the UK and drive infrastructure investment. They have a large office in central Leeds and offer a competitive salary and benefits package.


The Senior Legal Counsel will deal with a range of responsibilities including;

  • Leading on a range of deals across asset and project finance and equity deals
  • review infrastructure transactions
  • act as a trusted partner with stakeholders across the bank to mitigate risk
  • work with colleagues to support the bank on delivering their core objectives
  • monitor performance of legal suppliers
  • support on managing juniors in the team


The successful Senior Legal Counsel should have:

  • A background in Banking & Finance
  • Ideally In-house experience gained through secondments or working in-house
  • Ties to Leeds
  • A track record of handling large finance transaction
  • High degree of professional ethics, integrity and gravitas.
  • Excellent judgement and analytical skills.
  • First class interpersonal and communication skills.

Job Offer

  • A competitive salary ranging between £100,000 - £125,000 per annum.
  • A generous holiday allowance of 30 days.
  • An attractive bonus scheme.
  • Pension contribution up to 20%.
  • An inclusive, collaborative and supportive company culture.

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